on more than three hectares near to Fontainebleau
Less than 20 km from Fontainebleau and some 80 km from Paris, near to a market town with all shops, amenities and schools as well as an SNCF train station.
This estate is reached via a no-through, country lane, off a secondary road.
Farmland extends on either side of the property.
On one side of the farmhouse, a rectangular courtyard is used as a passageway for farm machinery. It opens on to the outside via a second set of gates, 7 m wide, and communicates with the main courtyard by narrowing to driveway that goes around behind the farmhouse. On the other side is an immaculately kept, landscaped garden, with its flower beds, various species of ornamental trees, fruit trees and bushes (including an abundance of raspberry canes). The layout of both the garden and the inner courtyard, with which it communicates, makes a range of walks possible and creates shady or flower-filled areas. The courtyard and the garden are separated by a gateway in order to isolate the farmhouse and the exteriors. Farmland borders one side of the garden and the access lane the other.
The surface area are roughly as follows:
- courtyard, garden and buildings: 14,500 m²,
- farmland: 17,330 m².
The farm buildings are laid out around a rectangular courtyard in the following manner:
To the left of the entrance gates and after the garden entrance:
- the house,
- a double garage,
- a covered kennel and its adjoining enclosure,
- a lean-to (machine room).
Set at right angles and facing the entrance:
- a vast farm shed-workshop,
- a vast farm shed.
Set at right angles:
- passageway between the two courtyards,
- a vast farm shed,
- a silo barn.
This house, with rendered stone facades, spans two levels. The roofs are covered with local flat tiles and feature pediment roof dormers. All the door and windows frames are made of PVC and are double glazed. All doors and windows are fitted with shutters. The insulation was recently redone.
A 100 m² terrace faces south.
The architecture is typical of the wonderful local farm buildings. All the buildings are well-maintained.
The through entrance hall, with its irregularly-laid Jerusalem stone tiles, has an entrance door and a window on the south side and another on the north side. A lounge, with its irregularly-laid Jerusalem stone tiles, is enhanced with a stone fireplace, housing a closed-hearth fire, which comfortably heats the room. This room also houses the main stairway going upstairs. A main suite, comprising a bedroom all on a level with a private shower room and toilet, is completed with a study-child’s bedroom. On the other side of the entrance hall, a spacious, fully fitted kitchen, with a central unit, opens into a dining room, making this an extremely bright, through living room, with three windows facing south and one facing north. The floor is covered with irregularly-laid Jerusalem stone tiles. A tiled back kitchen opens on the north side. A back entrance hall has a tiled floor. A lounge-dining room with an entrance door on the south side (courtyard). Its floor its tiled. A second stairway goes up to the attic. A toilet with a wash-hand basin, a boiler room, a study.
This level can be reached via two stairways. The main one goes up to a landing providing access at the end to a toilet and a bathroom, with a window. Then, on the side, a first bedroom, with solid oak wood parquet flooring. It has pivoting windows. A second bedroom, identical to the first. A few steps lead down to a corridor providing access to two bedrooms. The floors are covered with solid oak wood parquet flooring. The windows open in a classical manner. Then, a bathroom. The end of the corridor opens into a bright, spacious artist’s studio, with a water supply point. Following on from the studio, a superb room of a similar size under a sloping ceiling is used as attic space (insulated). The second stairway leads up to this attic space.
The house’s outbuildings
- a double, 60 m² garage,
- a 56 m² workshop,
- a 27 m² enclosed kennel, with its walled courtyard,
- and a 14 m² machine room.
The total surface area is 157 m².
Farm shed - workshop
This building, composed of local stone and breeze blocks, has a partially concreted, packed mud floor.
The ridge is 6.40 m high.
The surface area is 495 m².
Farm shed in use as a woodshed
This shed is built of local stone and breeze block under the awning. The roofing framework is made of wood, then metal under the awning.
The ridge is 10 m high.
The surface area is 473 m².
Metal farm shed
This is closed by four metal “Bacacier”, sliding doors. It has a concrete floor and a metal roofing framework.
It spans a surface area of 360 m².
This barn is divided into several sections on uneven ground.
It is constructed from local stone, with a wooden roofing framework, and has a roof covered with flat tiles.
The various sections include:
- the old distillery.
- a garage, with a gravel floor, sliding doors and an attic with wooden flooring on beams.
- a room with a paved floor and doors, reached via a flight of six steps.
- a two-storey section:
Ground floor, with paved flooring, and the old granary, with wooden flooring (reached via a dilapidated stairway).
It spans a surface area of 281 m².
Perfectly kept both inside and out.
The potential contained in the barns is unquestionable and could be of interest to collectors, exhibitors and artists as well as to professionals seeking to develop an event-based activity, especially as this property has no neighbours.
The inner landscaped courtyard, a feature that is quite rare on a farm, and the garden-parklands are a promise of delightful wooded and flower-lined pathways as well as areas for relaxing, in short, a guarantee of privacy for all.
Everything has been designed so as to make this unusual farm a sought-after place. Its self-sufficiency as regards water is a major asset.
|Land registry surface area||3 ha 18 a 30 ca|
|Main building surface area||382 m2|
|Outbuilding surface area||1765 m2|
|Number of bedrooms||5|
Seine & Marne
Corinne Angeli +33 1 42 84 80 85
NB: The above information is not only the result of our visit to the property; it is also based on information provided by the current owner. It is by no means comprehensive or strictly accurate especially where surface areas and construction dates are concerned. We cannot, therefore, be held liable for any misrepresentation.